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Recursive hydrogen bag storage, part 2

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<resurrection ..whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die..(reaches for more graveyard powder)..whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die...(passes a chicken* over the bytes)>

Right, having resurrected this idea temporarily...I do seem to remember being told off on here, for a lightweight hydrogen storage system, being a bag, in a bag, etc,

Each layer inwards is pumped up to a higher pressure allowing the innermost bag to be very highly pressurised without blowing the recursive bag to bits.

I mention this now, as I finally got around to reading Seveneves, and Stephenson mentions a similar system for cosmonaut's rest area. Now, he could just be making it all up...


* Actually it was Quorn. It's the cutbacks, y'know.

not_morrison_rm, Feb 10 2017


       If you have ten concentric bags, each with a wall thickness of 0.1mm, your central bag will be able to store the same pressure as a bag with a wall thickness of 1mm. (Or less, for some failure modes.)
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 10 2017

       Yes but you could have 10 bags of 1mm each. And where would you be then, eh?
pocmloc, Feb 11 2017


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